Outdoor Sports Center 80 Danbury Rd, Wilton, CT06897 Outdoor Sports Center is a specialty sports outfitter located on Route 7 in Wilton. A family tradition for over 50…More years, Outdoor Sports Center has been providing quality service and products for all levels of ability. Outdoor Enthusiasts will find knowledgeable staff who actively participate in the sports they sell and a large variety of equipment for skiing, snowboarding, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding hiking, camping, climbing, biking, and car racks. Outdoor Sports Center has a full service ski and bike workshop staffed with certified technicians. Quality sports apparel and footwear for men, women, and children are offered. Outdoor Sports Center rents tents, boats, skis, snowboards, plus there is a nearby pond to try boats and boards. A visit to the store is an adventure for the whole family.
Woodcock Nature Center 56 Deer Run Rd, Wilton, CT06897 Woodcock Nature Center is a non-profit 149-acre state preserve established in 1972. The center provides a range of…More activities, facilities and events that include environmental education, camps, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing, three miles of hiking paths and school field trips. The woodland trails are open from sunrise to sunset year round.
The Wilton Conservation Land Trust first took possession of Gregg Preserve in 1979 and subsequently expanded its…More holdings to about 75 acres up until 1985.</p>
<p>The preserve's name derives from Dr. John Gregg, a noted Wilton resident who had the property donated in his name by Janet Gregg Howell. The property has a number of wooden bridges, a winding brook and a large wooded swamp. Visitors can hike, horseback ride, cross country ski and bird watch, perhaps occasionally catching a glimpse of one of many owls roosting in the tall trees that cover much of the gently rolling terrain.</p>
Acquired by the town in 1972, Cherry Lane Park is a 50-acre property marked by a pond, a stream, wetlands and large…More conifers. It is excellent for hiking, birdwatching and nature study.</p>
<p>The park's pond, home to a large population of ducks and the occasional wild owl, is its most distinguishing feature. There are also many trails that cover the area, but unlike most other open spaces and nature areas in town, the trails are not designed for horseback riding or cross country skiing.</p>
Formerly known as Belden Hill Park, Bradley Park was renamed after Leonard J. Bradley in 1972 in tribute to one of…More Wilton's most notable citizens.</p>
<p>At one time, the town envisioned building a golf course, a skating pond and a ski slope on the property. However, to preserve the area's natural appeal, the plans were scrapped and today, it is one of many open spaces suitable for hiking and horseback riding in Wilton.</p>
<p>There are a number of trails within Bradley's confines, most notable of which is the boardwalk trail that runs along a red maple swamp. The arboretum trail runs along the perimeter of the 82-acre property, passing rocky ledges and a variety of wildlife.</p>